INTO THE MYSTERY

A Study in Ephesians

Into The Mystery, Book of Ephesians Week 1 (1:1-14)
Week 1

Day 1

Praise (What are you thankful for from your weekend with the Lord?)

Read the text: Ephesians 1:1-14 (Jot down words that you want to reflect on)

  • Make a list of all the words/phrases you see yourself being “In Christ, or “in Him,” etc.
  • How does that make you feel about yourself?
  • In what way(s) have you come to an understanding of God’s will for you?
  • What do you observe in verses 4-8 to be your spiritual (or the Lord’s) blessings for your life?
  • What kind of impression does this leave you with?
  • How do you want to live differently as a result of this devotional time?

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Week 1

Day 2

Praise (What are you thankful for Day 1 with the Lord?)

Read the text: Ephesians 1:8-10 (The Mystery of God’s Will) (Jot down words that you want to reflect on)

  • What comes to mind when you think of the word, mystery?
  • After reading 1:8-10, look up the following references: 1 Corinthians 2:7-8, Ephesians 1:11, 2 Timothy 1:9 and Romans 8:29.
  • What do you observe about God’s will (purpose/mystery) connected with Jesus Christ?
  • What do you think you should do knowing that you, as a follower of Jesus, are a significant part of God’s will/purpose?
  • How do you want to live differently as a result of this devotional time?

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Week 1

Day 3

Praise (What are you thankful for Day 2 with the Lord?)

Read the text: Ephesians 1:8-10 (His Good Pleasure) (Jot down words that you want to reflect on)

  • What comes to mind when you read the words, His good pleasure?
  • What are some other words that could be used here for good pleasure?
  • After reading 1:8-10, look up the following references: Ephesians 1:5, 7; 3:7, 11,16, 20; 4:7
  • What do you observe about God’s good pleasure in theses verses?
  • How does this make you feel knowing that His good pleasure is directed toward you, as a follower of Jesus?
  • How do you want to live differently as a result of this devotional time?

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Week 1

Day 4

Praise (What are you thankful for Day 3 with the Lord?)

Read the text: Ephesians 1:8-10 (He Purposed in Christ) (Jot down words that you want to reflect on)

  • What comes to mind when you read the words, He purposed in Christ?
  • What are some other ways to phrase those words?
  • After reading 1:8-10, look up the following reference: Colossians 3:1-12
  • What do you observe about God’s purpose in Christ from these verses?
  • How does this make you feel knowing that His purpose in Christ is directed toward you, as a follower of Jesus?
  • How do you want to live differently as a result of this devotional time?

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